Falls Creek Historical Society Inc.

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Panabode Building Slalom Street, Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia 3699
Slalom Street Falls Creek Victoria 3699 AU
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Karen Smythe, Chair - Falls Creek Historical Society

The Falls Creek Historical Society is committed to ensure the collection, preservation and interpretation of the unique history of Falls Creek and the Bogong High Plains.

By way of interactive and informative displays and detailed archiving, they wish to stimulate community interest and involvement in telling the distinctive Alpine history. Alongside their comprehensive museum collection, they undertake artistic and diverse methods of storytelling such as curated walks, village history trails and pop up museum displays.

Falls Creek Museum exterior view with snow covered ground, table and chairs. One end of the Falls Creek Museum building exterior shot showing museum name and snow covered area

31 Bogong High Plains Road, Mount Beauty 17.14 km

We are a group of people interested in the preservation and promotion of the history of the Kiewa Valley.

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Barbara Pyle, President
Athenaeum Reserve, Great Alpine Rd, Harrietville 20.28 km

Maintenance and display of historical items.

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Hilary Morgan, Secretary
Railway Avenue, Bright 3741 32.49 km

The Bright & District Historical Society has a research collection available at their Bright Railway Station museum. Local tours and special events.

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R.Malcolm Miller- president
Day Avenue, Omeo 3898 37.94 km

Omeo Justice Precinct is classified by Heritage Victoria and is one of the most intact legal precincts of the state. It includes Oriental sites and other historical sites. Guided tours.

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Ann Petersen, Secretary
29 Elgin Street, Myrtleford, Vic. 3737 59.65 km

Collection of locally significant artefacts & records, publication of community recollections and assistance with research.

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John Taylor, President
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21 High Street, Yackandandah Victoria 3749, Australia 72.96 km

The Collection held by the Yackandandah and District Historical Society is a large and comprehensive collection of the many stories of this district, held in photographs, images, objects, registers, documents, letters, textiles, digital forms and research material.

Description: Open museum, research, collection , publications, public programs.

Suburbs or towns: Yackandandah; Allans Flat; Staghorn Flat; Osbornes Flat

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Pam Noble

The Robert O’Hara Burke Memorial Museum is operated b y the Indigo Shire Council. An Athenaeum since 1857, original building, a museum since 1863. “Street of Shops” added in 1979.

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Anna Robbins
Milawa Vic Australia 89.62 km
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Milawa Heritage Group
PO BOX 829 WODONGA VIC 3689 Australia 89.75 km
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Uta Wiltshire
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136 Main Street, Eldorado VIC 3746 91.55 km

The El Dorado Museum collection is sited in the original schoolhouse number 246 which opened in 1870. The school rooms and out-sheds house a large variety of items such as social and domestic purpose items.

Gold and tin mining relics from the Cock’s El Dorado Gold and Tin Dredge and Cock’s Pioneer sluicing are on display as well as information on various mines in the area with some photographic history of the mining from 1850 until 1950. Agricultural implements can be viewed in and around the big shed.

A Blacksmith’s shop has a fireplace, bellows, anvil, hammers and other tools, horseshoes as well as Kelly Gang replica forged armour. There are also woodworkers hand tools, saws, and mining implements. Genealogy is available from school records, cemetery records World War One records and some photos, lodge and church records, and mining records. The museum has war memorabilia ranging from helmets and medals to souvenirs and bayonets.

Children’s treasure hunt activities are available with some hands on items to try out as well. They can have a go at gold panning and keep any gold that they discover.

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Sue Phillips, President
Gelantipy Vic 3885 Australia 91.75 km
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Gelantipy Historical Society
VIC Australia 92.57 km
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Victorian High Country Huts Association
PO Box 51 Corryong Vic 3707 Australia 92.63 km
02 6076 260002 6076 2600
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Stewart Ross
Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall Vic Australia 97.01 km
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Greta Heritage Group & Greta Hansonville Hall
57 Conness Street, Chiltern 99.5 km
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